Resume Tips for Recent College Graduates


"A resume should be viewed as an opportunity to grab a recruiter's eyes in 30 - 90 seconds...not as the full story you would tell in an interview. Therefore, you want to be concise and focus on four key components."


Sarah Williams was the Career Development Graduate Intern at SAS. Having graduated from NCCU with her Masters of Career Counseling, Ms. Williams has established her own company, RTP Career Services. In the past, Williams worked as a Certified Professional Resume Writer and has written and reviewed over 1,000 resumes. In addition, in the early part of her career, she served as a job coach to several hundred teens for a prominent non-profit in Chicago.


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Page Cvelich

College/Teen Program Manager

Page Cvelich has brought a wealth of knowledge to the Work/Life Center from prior experience as a high school guidance counselor and parent education coordinator. Page has been responsible for setting up a high school college and career center, designing a career exploration program for teens and serving as a counselor at a backpacking camp in the Rockies. In her role as Teen/College Program Manager, Page enjoys interacting with small groups of parents and teens, as well as consulting one-on-one with parents and referring them to resources so that they are better able to provide the support and encouragement their kids need.

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